IISD at the UN Climate Change Conference

IISD will be hosting and participating in several events and providing daily updates on the UN Climate Change Conference through our Reporting Services. 

December 2, 2018 7:00 pm - December 13, 2018 7:00 pm

Katowice, Poland

The next UN Climate Change Conference will take place in Katowice, Poland. IISD will be there, hosting and participating in events and providing daily updates on the summit through our Reporting Services. 


Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Linking NAPs and NDCs
: Monday, December 3, 12:00-13:15  
Where: NDC Partnership Pavilion 
Organizer: NAP Global Network 

Just Transition for All – Solid Research Evidence and Implementation Pathways
: Monday, December 3, 13:00-17:00
Where: Poland Pavilion 
Organizer: Climate Strategies 

Climate Resilient Africa – Comprehensive Climate Risk Management Strategies to Secure Livelihoods for All
: Thursday, December 6, 12:00-13:30 
Where: German Pavilion
Organizer: Germany’s Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)

Driving NDC Implementation – the Role of Global Initiatives and Networks
: Friday, December 7, 12:00-13:30
Where: German Pavilion 
Organizer: Germany’s Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)

Achieving universal energy access in a low-carbon future
: Friday, December 7, 13:30-14:30
Where: UN DESA/GEIDCO Pavilion
Organizer: International Energy Agency

Financing the Just Transition: Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and Reinvestment to Communities 
: Friday, December 7, 16:45-18:15 
Where: Wisla
Organizers: IISD-Global Subsidies InitiativeFARN and Government of New Zealand

Development & Climate Days
: Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9, 8:30-17:30
Where: Hotel Diament Arsenal Palace
Organizers: Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCCC), IIED and other partners

Upscaling Clean Energy from Fossil Fuel Subsidies Swaps
: Monday, December 10, 10:15-11:45
Where: Nordic Council of Ministers Pavilion
Organizers: Nordic Council of Ministers

The Implementation Challenge of Adaptation within the Paris Agreement 
: Monday, December 10, 11:30am-13:00
Where: Narew
Organizers: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), World Federation of Engineering Organizations 

Enhancing Ambition by Addressing Fossil Fuel Supply Through a Just Transition and Managed Decline
: Monday, December 10, 11:30-13:00
Where: Warmia
Organizers: Oil Change International, Global Witness, Stockholm Environment Institute

Capacity Building Day (Session 1: Capacity-building towards a just transition and green jobs; Session 2: Capacity-building for achieving low emissions and climate resilient strategies in cities, local government and communities; Session 3: Capacity -building to raise finance for low emissions and climate resilient strategies; Session 4: Capacity-building initiatives for low emissions and climate resilient strategies in transparency)
When: Tuesday, December 11, 9:00-17:00
Where: Capacity Building Hub, RYSY Meeting Room 24 - Area E
Organizers: Paris Committee on Capacity-building

Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Climate Change, and Sustainable Energy: Launch of the Friends’ Network
: Tuesday, December 11, 14.30-15.00
Where: Press Conference Room 2, Area 4, Theatre
Organizers: IISD, Friends of the Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform

Launch of Fiji’s First National Adaptation Plan
: Wednesday, December 12, 9:30-10:30 
Where: Pacific & Koronivia Pavilion 
Organizer: Government of Fiji

Towards a Thriving Carbon Neutral Industry in Europe
Thursday, December 13, 12:30-14:00
Where: EU Pavilion, Room Brussels
Organizer: European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Carbon Market Watch and SPIRE PPP